Witness appeal after two assaults at St Albans pub

TWO people were assaulted and two arrested after separate altercations at a St Albans pub on Sunday evening. Both incidents took place at the Duke of Marlborough in Holywell Hill between 8.30pm and 9pm. A 31-year-old man from St Albans was assaulted by tw

TWO people were assaulted and two arrested after separate altercations at a St Albans pub on Sunday evening.

Both incidents took place at the Duke of Marlborough in Holywell Hill between 8.30pm and 9pm.

A 31-year-old man from St Albans was assaulted by two men but bystanders intervened to break it up.

Two St Albans men were arrested in connection with the incident - one aged 21 and the other 22. Both were bailed to return to Hatfield police station on August 19.


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A 20-year-old St Albans woman was the second victim when she was assaulted by a 22-year-old man following a row. Investigating officer PC Andrew Yuill said: "Fortunately neither of the victims were seriously injured as a result of both assaults, but we are taking the incidents seriously and are keen to speak to anyone who may have witnessed the altercations take place.

"The pub was very busy at the time and a couple of people intervened in one of the altercations, so there should be a number of people who witnessed the incidents."

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Anyone with information is asked to contact him on the non-emergency number 0845 33 00 222 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.

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